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All reviews tuk tuk history lovers paid ksh rocky point the east coast enjoy the view couple of hours pillars explorer portuguese rocks erected photos century africa ocean fee
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A great place to visit in the morning (when the sun is not very hot). The guide explains the history of Portuguese exploration into East African and how the pillar came into existence. You can also opt to be taken to the church Vasco Da...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mekuvuna
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It’s in Malindi county and our country Kenya has 47 county so you are mostly welcomed and enjoy the.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tonyclassic44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a lot there but it was nice to visit. A plaque gives much of the history surrounding it. Nice views of the coastline. It’s a short walk over sand and rocks to reach the monument so not really suitable for those who have difficulty...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gaylewoods7
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

In a peaceful location. Beautiful view. Is a bit rocky so watch your footing, especially with elders.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DAgg84
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

I took a quick tuk tuk ride to this promontory and it was worth it. Besides the obvious history embraced by this spot, there are amazing views which tend to be a bit more spectacular at low tide! Buying a ticket at the Malindi Museum...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DanW440
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

There's a beautiful view of the sea and it's so calm..n peaceful. For history lovers there's a guide at a fee..entrance we paid ksh. 200 per person that's less than €2 and there's no limit of how long you can stay around there but i...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank juddy o
Reviewed July 27, 2018

The Vasco da Gama pillar, of late in better shape than for many years before, is one site everyone should visit when in Malindi but then, there are also pillars erected by a former Sultan of Malindi, located behind one of the mosques in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Safariafficionado
Reviewed July 9, 2018

amazing breeze and the fact that there is a rich history and hospitable guides to show you around this lovely place

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank linkafric
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

I am a big fan of both the ocean views in Malindi and the sense of history in this town that has been fought over for centuries. It was visited by Chinese explorers in the early 1400s, and inhabited by the Portuguese during the 1500s,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mommydoe
Reviewed July 6, 2018

I am interested in antiquities, so decided to stop in Malindi for the sole purpose of visiting da Gama's pillar, the oldest European building in Kenya, and probably in the East Coast of Africa, dating from the late 15th century. But the location of the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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